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valves
I think you are asking if a valve in a head will seal out all of the fluids and air? The answer is yes it should. A leaking valve will not hold compression if this was the case. The valve...
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Rough idling misfire & a thumping sound from the front of engine
Hello. It sounds like your cam timing may still be off or there may be another issue. I would typically do a compression test first. If the compression is low on only a couple of cylinders, then you have an...
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Starts but does not run for very long
I would recommend checking and cleaning your mass air flow sensor as this can cause a lean or rich fuel mixture when not working properly. With this happening, there should be a Check Engine Light on that would have registered...
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Radiator fluid poured out on driveway
Hello. If the coolant is coming from that area, then it may be a few things. Most commonly, it is from the heater core. If the heater core leaks, the coolant will come out of the evaporator drain hole allowing...
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Will not run splitters misfire
Your engine has a pack of 4 ignition coils in a row on the back of the intake manifold. Sometimes they can get dodgy when they warm up. Sometimes they fail because the hood seal is bad and they get...
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The sale ad says this: "Was rebuilt from top end. Lower end makes noise and won't engage." What does it mean in cost of repairs?
Hi...the most efficient thing to do is schedule a pre-purchase vehicle inspection at the conclusion of which you will have a much better idea of the total vehicle condition not just the engine. The ad language you are inquiring about...
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How much to change front pads and rotors on disco II?
Billing question for the cost to replace the front brake pads on a 2002 Land Rover Discovery with a V8-4.0L engine.
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Land Rover overheats after driving for about an hour.
Sometimes it's difficult to get the system really full, especially after a boil over. so you need to make sure there are no air pockets in there. Try running the car with the radiator cap off and the heater turned...
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Poor acceleration especially pulling load.
Hi there. Trying to diagnose an acceleration issue while pulling a load is very difficult due to the multiple variables that can impact acceleration ranging from load, road conditions, and even weather in some cases. However, I tend to agree...
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Land rover over heating and check engine light flashing
This is a result of your engine overheating which may be caused by a faulty thermostat. When this is stuck closed, this does not allow the coolant to flow through the motor properly. This may also cause the coolant to...
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I own a 2004 Land rover Discovery SE7 the heat works when \i drive it however when it is \idle the air blows cold I noticed my coo
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The heating system depends heavily on the function of the cooling system. What is likely happening is a lack of coolant circulation when the car is idling. This is causing the coolant to sit...
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Clicking sound appears during decelerating. What could it be?
Hi there. What you could be hearing is the chain in the transfer case. If the chain has too much play, then the chain will rub on the transfer case housing when not under a load. Try going up a...
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Overheating
Overheating is not unusual for the Disco. If it makes you feel any better, you probably didn't do any real damage with the washer fluid. I suspect the problem was already there. If the reservoir was low enough that you...
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Vehicle slightly trembles in idle, just started today.
This may be a result of a faulty oxygen sensor. As you may know the oxygen sensors which are part of your emissions system read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount of oxygen is present in...
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My landrover discovery is extremely bouncy at random times. I was told I needed my abs sensor replaced so I did so. The bounce has
Some of the Disco's were equipped with an optional air suspension system. The system works well for the first few years, but once it starts giving problems, it quickly becomes an expensive nightmare. Converting it to a standard spring-shock absorber...
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When I shift from drive to reverse or vice versa it makes a clunking noise. 1997 Land Rover Discovery
Hi there - the clunking noise you hear from shifting forward-to-reverse (or vv), is the result of a small amount of wear and loose motion in the driveline. This could be a worn u-joint, differential gears, or splined coupling somewhere...
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Hi got a discovery td5 t reg 2.5 dash board lights flickering
If the problem started immediately after you washed the car, obviously that raises the possibility of water damage, but what happened could also be just simply coincidental as well, that is you have an electrical problem unrelated to washing the...
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Heater blows cold air when vehicle is stopped.
You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that generates the...
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Plugs getting wet and not staring
Hello and thanks for writing in. It sounds like you may have a leaking fuel injector or potentially a bad fuel pressure regulator resulting in an excessively rich fuel condition. This will cause the spark plugs to foul out like...
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I was thinking about buying a 2000 land rover discovery and read a few reviews. Maintenance and gas mileage were the to biggies.
If it's reliability and low maintenance you want, you'd better look past the Land Rover. It's a shame, because they are really cool cars, but they are very expensive to maintain and are prone to failures. As much as I...

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